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Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

by Joni Eareckson Tada, Justin Taylor, John Piper, David Powlison, Mark Talbot, Stephen F. Saint, Carl F. EllisJr., Dustin Shramek and Ellis Jr

In the last few years, 9/11, a tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and many other tragedies have shown us that the vision of God in today's churches in relation to evil and suffering is often frivolous. Against the overwhelming weight and seriousness of the Bible, many Christians are choosing to become more shallow, more entertainment-oriented, and therefore irr… Read more…

The Pastor as Counselor (Foreword by Ed Welch): The Call for Soul Care

The Pastor as Counselor (Foreword by Ed Welch): The Call for Soul Care

by David Powlison

David Powlison Examines the Unique Role of the Pastor as Counselor A pastor inhabits multiple roles—teacher, preacher, youth leader, and counselor. Yet many church leaders feel unprepared to counsel church members who are struggling with difficult, multifaceted problems. David Powlison reminds pastors of their unique role as the shepherds of God’s people… Read more…

God's Grace in Your Suffering

God's Grace in Your Suffering

by David Powlison

Where Is God? There are never quick fixes or easy answers when it comes to suffering. But even when we can’t immediately see God’s hand—when the struggle is hard and painful—he is working. Weaving together Scripture, personal stories, and the words of the classic hymn “How Firm a Foundation,” David Powlison brings an experienced counselor’s tou… Read more…

Making All Things New: Restoring Joy to the Sexually Broken
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Making All Things New: Restoring Joy to the Sexually Broken

by David Powlison

Narrated by Powlison, David

Our world constantly tells us to "do what feels good," especially when it comes to issues related to sexuality. Sadly, this mind-set always leads to guilt, pain, and heartache. And yet, in the gospel, there is good news for the sexually broken. Pointing readers to the grace of Jesus Christ, longtime counselor and teacher David Powlison offers hope fo… Read more…

Making All Things New: Restoring Joy to the Sexually Broken

Making All Things New: Restoring Joy to the Sexually Broken

by David Powlison

Sexuality was a part of God’s good creation from the beginning. But with sin came a world filled with sexual brokenness. Thankfully, God is always in the business of restoration. This book offers hope for both the sexually immoral and the sexually victimized, pointing us all to the grace of Jesus Christ, who mercifully intervenes each moment in our lif… Read more…

How Does Sanctification Work?

How Does Sanctification Work?

by David Powlison

Many popular views try to reduce the process of Christian growth to a single template: Remember past grace. Rehearse your identity in Christ. Avail yourself of the means of grace. Discipline yourself. But Scripture portrays the dynamics of sanctification in a rich variety of ways. No single factor, truth, or protocol can capture why and how a person is cha… Read more…

Praying Life

Praying Life

by Paul E. Miller and David Powlison

More than 300,000 copies sold! Now updated and expanded!Prayer is hard. Often, unless circumstances demand it—such as an illness or saying grace before a meal—most of us simply do not pray. This kind of prayerlessness can leave us with a distressed spirit and practical unbelief characterized by fear, anxiety, joylessness, and spiritual depression.A Prayi… Read more…

vida de oración

vida de oración

by Paul E. Miller and David Powlison

Una vida de oración es una mirada honesta a las dificultades que hay para orar, a las oraciones sin respuesta y a los éxitos de la oración. El autor Paul Miller comparte sus percepciones y conclusiones sobre cómo conectar las piezas quebrantadas de su vida y permitir que la oración, aun la mal elaborada, llene las brechas con sentido y contenido. Los le… Read more…

The Biblical Counseling Movement after Adams (Foreword by David Powlison)

The Biblical Counseling Movement after Adams (Foreword by David Powlison)

by Heath Lambert and David Powlison

People inside and outside of the biblical counseling movement recognize differences between the foundational work of Jay Adams and that of current thought leaders such as David Powlison. But, as any student or teacher of the discipline can attest, those differences have been ill-defined and largely anecdotal until now. Heath Lambert, the first scholar to ana… Read more…

For the Fame of God's Name: Essays in Honor of John Piper

For the Fame of God's Name: Essays in Honor of John Piper

by Mark Dever, Randy Alcorn, Justin Taylor, D. A. Carson, R. Albert MohlerJr., C. J. Mahaney, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, Bruce A. Ware, Wayne Grudem, Sam Storms, David Powlison, Thomas R. Schreiner, Jon Bloom, Gregory K. Beale and Fer

John Piper has had a profound impact on countless men and women over his nearly thirty years of ministry. From his online ministry with Desiring God to his preaching ministry at Bethlehem Baptist to his writing ministry in over thirty books, his faithful service has encouraged and challenged many with God’s Word. Piper’s influence does not s… Read more…

Pastoral Leadership for Manhood and Womanhood

Pastoral Leadership for Manhood and Womanhood

by R. Kent Hughes, Paul David Tripp, C. J. Mahaney, Wayne Grudem, Edward T. Welch, David Powlison, Dennis Rainey, Daniel L. Akin, Bob Lepine, H. B. LondonJr., Timothy B. Bayly, Ken Sande, Bob Davies, Dick Purnell, Paige Patterson and London Jr

As the shepherd of the flock, a pastor has many responsibilities–few as great as leading and training families. The pervasive attitude and beliefs of the world have only added stress and confusion to this task. Sixteen highly regarded men and women help bring clarity and guidance to this important issue. They tackle practical topics such as how and why… Read more…